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Date: Friday, March 01, 2013 At 05:30 AM
Duration: 2 Days 2 Hours
Babcock Auditorium, WFU School of Medicine
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute, this interdisciplinary symposium provides participants and attendees the opportunity to share academic and experiential knowledge and to engage in dialogue about breast cancer, especially in relation to breast cancer narratives and narrative medicine. In addition to keynote addresses by Rita Charon (Columbia University), Kathryn Montgomery (Northwestern University) and Amy Boesky (Boston College), the symposium will feature faculty from Wake Forest’s College of Arts and Science, the Medical Center, and the Center for BioEthics, Health and Society, as well as faculty from several other institutions, on three panels: Breast Cancer Patients and Physicians, Theorizing Breast Cancer Narratives, and Breast Cancer & Performance Narratives.